March 22, 2001
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University soccer players Lindsey Jorgensen and Beth Childs have been named to the Verizon Academic All-America District VIII Women's Fall/Winter At-Large Team. The first team is comprised of ten female student-athletes from eight different NCAA Div. I schools from Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and British Columbia.
Jorgensen, a junior goalkeeper from North Bend, Wash., repeats as a District VIII first team selection, and went on to earn third team national Academic All-America honors last year. She holds the WSU career saves record with 342 and the career shutout record of 16. Jorgensen, a team captain the past two seasons, was named to the All-Pac-10 second team last fall and is a two-time Pac-10 All-Academic first team honoree. The Cougars finished 13-7-0 and played in the first round of the NCAA Championships during the 2000 season. A mathematics major, Jorgensen carries a 3.80 GPA.
Childs is a junior midfielder from Snoqualmie, Wash. She broke the school assist record with seven last season and has a career total of 17. Childs, also a team captain for the past two seasons, was named to the All-Pac-10 honorable mention squad and first team Pac-10 All-Academic last fall. Childs holds a 3.89 GPA in her business administration major.
The national Verizon Academic All-American Team will be announced April 19, 2001.